London Transport Museum Library

London Transport Museum,
39 Wellington Street,
London WC2E 7BB



History of London and its public transport:

  • Buses, trams, trolleybuses, the Underground, railways, taxis and water transport.
  • Art, design, architecture and London’s transport.
  • Transport for London, London Transport and their predecessors.
  • Public transport operation, policy and legislation.
  • Transport in other UK and world cities.

Frank Pick Collection: This is material owned and written by Frank Pick (1878-1941) who was first Chief Executive of London Transport. He was hugely influential on the development of London Transport and took a particular interest in art, architecture and design. 

Reinohl Collection: The collection was complied by two brothers, Herbert and Albert Reinohl. There are 180 albums on buses and other public transport from the 19th century to the 1950s. Primarily a ticket collection, it also includes illustrations, press cuttings, journal articles and other ephemera.  

18th-19th Century
20th Century
21st Century
Administrative history
Art and Architecture
Environmental history
Social history
Urban history
Britain and Ireland
Specialist categories: 
Urban history